"...there is no quality in my heart at all, call it either faith or charity;
but instead of these I set Christ Himself before me,
and I say, “There is my righteousness.”
--Martin Luther

Pastor Rolf Preus

817 4th Street SW

Sidney, MT 59270

Divine Service Sunday Morning

St. John 8:30am

Trinity 10:45am



Sunday morning Bible Class


St. John 7:30

Trinity 9:45


Welcome to Christ for Us! 

Website last updated on April 23, 2018

Memory Work for March through May, 2018 for St. John and Trinity


Do the Lutheran Confessions Speak to the World Today? (pdf)

Do the Lutheran Confessions Speak to the World Today? (footnotes not formatted) April 18, 2018.


You may read or listen to "God is Prolife," based on John 16:21-22, prreached on April 22, and to be aired on April 29.


You may read or listen to "The Good Shepherd and His Sheep," based on John 10:11-16, preached on April 15, aired on April 22.


You may read or listen to "The Faith that Overcomes the World," based on 1 John 5:4-12, preached on April 8, aired on April 15.


You may read or listen to "Confessing Christ's Resurrection on Sunday Morning," based on Mark 16:2-6, preached on April 1, aired on April 8.



On January 15 I gave a paper: The Pastor's Role in Catechizing the Faithful in his Congregation at a meeting of Lutheran Concerns Association in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.


Marriage and the Family, given at the annual ACELC conference on August 29 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. Audio

Concordia Catechetical Academy has published: Christ for Us, Catechism Sermons of Rolf D. Preus. You may order here.

At my mother's funeral a choir composed of eight of her grandchildren sang this hymn.

Justification - Steadfast Lutherans Conference, Tomball TX, Feb. 17, 2017.

Fatherhood - Elders' Retreat at Concordia, St. Paul, on February 4, 2017.

Can and Ought a Christian be Certain of his Salvation? By U. V. Koren

We follow the historic lectionary at the congregations of our parish. The sermon is preached one Sunday and then recorded to be broadcast on the following Sunday.  It is usually uploaded on Monday.

Due Process According to God's Word and in the Church Today

You may read or listen to: The Pastor: CEO or Shepherd.

Forgive Us Our Trespasses by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

The Doctrine of Church and Ministry Today in the LCMS, the WELS, and the ELS by Rev. David R. Preus

Justification and the Sacrament by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

Bishops: Who Needs Them? by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

"What God Joins Together: Speaking the Truth in a World of Falsehood." You may listen to it here.

Pr. Rolf Preus


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